Posts from — July 2010

Any Place but PORTLAND!
by ELVISH on JULY 31, 2010 - 6 Comments in I WANT TO GO OFF GRID

I’m in the Portland, OR area seeking to LEAVE and move SOUTH. Looking towards Northern California or the SouthWest. I have a 16′ yurt, wood stove and pipe, cord-and-a-half of seasoned firewood, truck and small flat-bed trailer, tools (construction and landscape/cultivation). Also have 2 goats (wether and dry female), 13 chickens, and 2 companion rabbits. … Need power generation and a LOCATION (with a reliable water source) to setup.

I have the capability (tools, skills, and essential materials) to build additional yurts (at least 2, 16′ or 20′), if necessary or desirable.

TechCowboys Farm
by TECHCOWBOYS on JULY 31, 2010 - 4 Comments in I WANT TO GO OFF GRID

Our family homestead, we’re in the process of going off grid. Want to network with others doing the same to share notes and labour.

help me help you
by PINCUSHION on JULY 30, 2010 - 3 Comments in I WANT TO GO OFF GRID, I WANT TO HELP PEOPLE WHO ARE OFF-GRID

I’m a tinkerer and a frustrated good Samaratin. do you need someone to help with setting up alternative energies? I’d be happy to help. my only payment need be the education and betterment i can provide. you only need to ask.

Getting Ready
by ZARKONONE on JULY 29, 2010 - 2 Comments in I WANT TO GO OFF GRID

Putting everything in place.

Tired of the costs
by GYFTOFTHEWYRM on JULY 29, 2010 - 0 Comments in I WANT TO GO OFF GRID

wanting help to move family off the grid.

TN OTG Co-Op Community
by CMORRIS4U88 on JULY 29, 2010 - 41 Comments in I WANT TO HELP PEOPLE WHO ARE OFF-GRID

I am in the process of initiating an OTG co-op community in Upper Cumberland Tennessee. I would like to network with others who have already successfully established and OTG home as part of my information gathering phase. Initally this co-op should have a sustainable farm, fishery, and appoximately 40 – 50 home sites.

Looking & Listening
by OLD TAYLOR on JULY 29, 2010 - 8 Comments in I WANT TO GO OFF GRID

Me = Male, 55, Aries, No wife, no kids, no ties.

I am a non-institutionalized human. I practice non-compliance. No diplomas, no certificates. No worshiping. No licenses or insurance’s. Highly self-educated & previously a contractor, I built my own recording and rehearsal studio and believed I was happy. Then I busted UNCLE Sam. This was not a good thing. He has many friends and will never admit a thing.

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Looking In MO.
by LILDRESTL3 on JULY 27, 2010 - 6 Comments in I WANT TO GO OFF GRID

Hello Looking With In 150 Miles Of St Louis.. Ozark Mt. Area. Looking For 100 acres Mixed Open And Woods With Springs. Looking to Set In Up For Off Grid In Next Cpl Years.. Grow and sell Organic Veggies.. And Live The Good Life. You Can Reach Me At lildrestl3@yahoo.com

I want coastal acreage 10k cash
by OFFWORLDS on JULY 25, 2010 - 1 Comment in I WANT TO GO OFF GRID

I’m a working nature artist, living off residuals, semi-retired. I’ve been living mobile for the past 5 years. I’d like to continue living off the grid. I have 12K in cash saved. I prefer coastal & where I can survive year around in alternative housing —a place with no zoning commission dictating approved little boxes. Should not be year around rain, desert too cold or hot & accessible to some kind of town within an hour’s drive… in California or near its State line. I could also pay long, low payments & just buy a motor home or bus to live in or some kind of prefab to set down on it. I could build, but non-traditional. I prefer wooded, private with some drivable access road. Electric could be solar or generated & a stream would be nice.


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